Plant Care Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Also known as

Cereus Paolina Euro

Taxonomy

Cereus repandus 'Paolina'
Cereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Water

How often to water your Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Water needs for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'
0.5 cups
every 12

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

86% High

Growing Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 26th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight will increase by 17.2% ☀️

May 27th, 2022

Eugene is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to increase by 17.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 22.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will increase by 1.5 hours 📈

May 25th, 2022

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 11.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Nutrient needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 20th, 2022

The growing potential in Eugene is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any pl…

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Care Summary for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Eugene, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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